Average Bench: 63.1% (216th of 1147)

Based on 28,450 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 63.1% Great: 70%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 36.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 114Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 110Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is 23.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 299Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 273Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,450 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.6 SC Int 107 117
83.1 SC Float 114 124
80.3 SC Mixed 110 120
88.3% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
181 QC Int 265 301
210 QC Float 310 346
198 QC Mixed 290 325
65.3% 288 Pts
Min Avg Max
212 MC Int 273 301
238 MC Float 317 347
224 MC Mixed 299 328
44.2% 296 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 324
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 298
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 321
48% 321 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 117
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 322
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 292
MC Float 341
MC Mixed 329
48% 321 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 113
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 305
70% 307 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 319
MC Mixed 299
44% 298 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 108
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 273
68% 300 Pts
MC Int 292
MC Float 317
MC Mixed 321
46% 310 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 98.2
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 200
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 244
MC Float 238
MC Mixed 283
38% 255 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,638,131 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $117 @ launch in Jan '17
NeweggUS $1301 month
OutletPCUS $1322 months
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 10,124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $477

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i3 processor...

Added 2 years ago.

Terrible (edit your comment) Add link

9 days ago.

Regler och ansvar - Skolverket Brocante dimanche - Annonces Google


Poor

4 months ago.

This cpu is and i5 equivalent ~i5 7400 it worth and I recommand it!


Good

16 days ago.

Can run GTA 5, CS:GO, FORTNITE(160 fps) etc


Excellent

5 days ago.

intel nonthing compaired two intel i series


Good

7 months ago.

I have this cpu in my main gaming pc its a great budget gaming cpu


Poor

1 day ago.

hate the fact it has 2 cores only


Excellent

26 days ago.

for way cheaper the amd ryzen 3 2200g beats the crap out of this processor thus making the core i3 obsolete right now


Excellent

4 days ago.

Great dual core performance


Terrible

18 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

19 months ago.

All i3s except for the 7350k are rubbish.


Terrible

19 months ago.

it low for 4k


Average

23 days ago.

dpf-hp


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